3rd UKCRS Symposium on "Controlled Drug Delivery
- Current Perspectives and Future Horizons" - Manchester 1997
The 3rd UKCRS symposium was held on Monday 6th January 1997 at the
University of Manchester. The programme for this meeting reflected many
of the important issues in the field of controlled release. The meeting was also noteworthy as it was the first pharmaceutical conference to be broadcast live on the Internet with over 40 locations around the world connecting during the meeting.
Report on the Meeting (including video clips)
Report on Live Internet Broadcast
Getting to Manchester
Rutherford Lecture Theatre,
9.30 Coffee and Registration
Morning Session - Chaired by Dr. Marianne Ashford and Prof. Malcolm
||Welcome - Prof. Malcolm Rowland (University of Manchester)
||Introduction - Dr. A. D'Emanuele (Local Organiser)
||Message from the CRS Professor Nicholas Peppas, Chair, CRS Global Chapters
Committee (Purdue University)
||"Integrating molecular biosensors into lipid based delivery
systems to achieve bio-responsive release"
Prof. David Clarke (University of Manchester, UK)
||"Understanding surface macromolecular interactions in the design
of therapeutic systems"
Prof. Martyn Davies (University of Nottingham, UK)
||"Design of new biomaterials for drug delivery: Tailoring the
structure to specific delivery needs and release requirements"
Prof. Nicholas Peppas (Purdue University, USA)
||The UKCRS 96/97 - Prof. Ruth Duncan (Chairperson, UKCRS)
12.20pm LUNCH, Poster session
Afternoon Session - Chaired by Dr. J. Batten and Prof. C. Wilson
||"Polymeric Microspheres for the Sustained Delivery of Therapeutic
Dr. Stephen Zale (Alkermes, USA)
||Submitted oral presentations (3 x 15mins)
3.30pm Tea and Coffee
||"Pharmaceutical information and the Internet"
Dr Tony D'Emanuele (University of Manchester, UK)
||"Gene therapy - an industrial perspective"
Dr. Tony Phillips (Glaxo Wellcome, UK)
||Concluding remarks, announcement of awards, and close of meeting -
Prof. Malcolm Rowland and Prof. Nicholas Peppas
This meeting has been sponsored by the following organisations:
Controlled Release Society
Taylor & Francis
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